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NACAC Cooperating with DOJ Inquiry

In late November, NACAC learned that the US Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has begun an inquiry into our SPGP: NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practice. At present, we know little about the scope and intent of the inquiry, but we are cooperating fully to provide all requested documents.

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Registration and housing for the 74th National Conference is now open! See you in Salt Lake City this September!

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NACAC Statement on Gun Violence

Responding to the unprecedented wave of student activism in the wake of recent school shootings, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) joined the urgent call for Congress and President Trump to take action on school violence.

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Nominees for the NACAC Board of Directors

Meet the 2018 nominees running for positions on the NACAC Board of Directors. New board members will be elected by the Assembly during the national conference in Salt Lake City.

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College and University Update on Disciplinary Actions

NACAC has collected information from member colleges and universities that outlines their practices around how disciplinary actions related to activism will be factored into the admission process. This tool is designed to be a centralized resource for school counselors and families seeking more information. Admission officers are encouraged to fill out the survey.

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Commissioned Agents and NACAC's Code of Ethics Series

This new series aims to guide NACAC members in the responsible use of commissioned agents in international student recruitment. The content, divided into six parts that will be released periodically over the coming months, will assist members in the implementation of the new requirements established in NACAC's Statement of Principles of Good Practice: NACAC’s Code of Ethics and Professional Practices, approved by the association’s Assembly in September 2017.

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Upcoming Events

President's Column: A Different Kind of March Madness

Full disclosure, as a graduate of the University of Kansas my blood runs Crimson and Blue in March until the Jayhawks break my heart or win it all. I also work at George Mason University and regularly enjoy hearing my colleagues’ fondly reminisce about the Patriot’s Cinderella-esque run to the Final Four in 2006. For someone who is noticeably not a sports guy, this time of year is special even to me.

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Member Stories

My involvement with NACAC has helped me remember that so many important contributions are done quietly, done by proud professionals who love what they do and want to help others on the educational path to success. I am amazed by so many great people who give their time and talents at NACAC’s national conference to present. Thank you NACAC, for helping me meet so many great people in my profession.

C.R. Barclay

Senior Admissions Counselor, The Ohio State University at Newark

There is no substitute for the learning, camaraderie, and professional development of an organization that is so mission-driven and so student-centered. NACAC is the simply the mother of all professional college counseling organizations.

Tara Dowling

Director of College Counseling, Rocky Hill School

The ever-changing landscape of careers and interests is difficult to keep up with. NACAC brings many factions together and helps engage many professions so they can work toward mutual goals.

William Hughen

District Director of School Counseling, Hudson School District (NH)

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